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Superrmarket double for electrical and maintenance specialist DRB

Electrical installation and maintenance specialist DRB UK is celebrating winning contracts covering forecourts operated by two of the big four supermarket groups.

Xmo Strata mounts health drive for employees

Sign company Xmo Strata – which specialises in forecourts – has mounted a major health drive among its employees. 

Adler & Allan expands Rainham site

Environmental services provider Adler & Allan has expanded and upgraded its facility in Rainham, East London, to provide improved waste management and disposal, emergency response (covering, flooding, spills and fuel delivery), and asset resilience solutions for tanks, drains and separators. Located on the A13 and close to the M25, customers from London, Essex, Kent and East Anglia can conveniently access the site.

Pastorfrigor launches refrigeration breakthrough

Pastorfrigor GB (PFGB) has developed and patented new technology that it says will make integral refrigeration a more viable option for retailers.

Istobal displays sustainable heating system

The car wash and car care solutions provider Istobal will present a new water heating system at the Autopromotec Bolonia show next week (May 24-28).

TLM Technologies recruits ex-MRH man John Lynn and signs new US software deal

TLM Technologies has recruited former MRH managing director, John Lynn, to join its board as a non-executive director.

Istobal's new brand look

Istobal has redesigned its brand to support its expansion plans, which includes international growth, technology focused on product quality and reliability and being close to consumers with efficient solutions and a pleasant user experience.

Wayne holds tech summit in Austin, Texas

Wayne Fueling Systems' 2017 Technology Summit in Austin, Texas, brought nearly 300 of its customers, distributors, and suppliers together. Session topics included: Payment, the Future of Fueling, Retail and the Internet of Things, with speakers from Google, Intel, Dell/EMC, PayPal, and other companies sharing their expertise.

HKS Retail opts for Evo Head Office solution

TLM Technologies has announced that Top 50 Indie HKS Retail has adopted the Evo Head Office solution for the management of seven of its recently acquired sites.

IT upgrade for Applegreen courtesy of Auxilion

Applegreen is implementing a major IT transformation programme with cloud computing specialist Auxilion. The cloud-based investment of £435,000 has facilitated the move from legacy IT systems across more than 200 global sites and will support the company's expansion internationally.

Kärcher and Tokheim do deal on car washes

Kärcher and Tokheim Service Group (TSG) have formed a strategic partnership, which will see them join forces in the car wash industry.

Retailers get first taste of Evolution EPOS at NCS

TLM Technologies previewed its new ‘Evolution’ suite of products at the recent National Convenience Show (NCS) at the NEC Birmingham.

Guide to new freedom in the water supply market

A new guide has been launched for businesses with high water usage, such as forecourts running car washes, which want to take the new opportunity to choose who supplies their water.

Istobal aims to boost growth and new business challenges with a new brand image

Istobal, the Spanish leader in car wash and car care solutions for the automotive sector, has redesigned its brand to support its expansion plan for the coming years which includes international growth, high technology focused on product quality and reliability, and being close to consumers with efficient solutions and a pleasant user experience.

Country Choice adds new training modules

New training modules designed to test the knowledge of staff working in an in-store bakery or foodservice operation have been added to the Country Choice website to help customers to make the most of sales opportunities.

Kärcher and Tokheim Service Group form a strategic partnership

Kärcher and Tokheim Service Group (TSG) have come to an agreement to form a strategic partnership, by which the cleaning specialist and the provider of services and fuel retailing solutions will join forces in the car wash industry.

Applegreen moves IT system onto cloud with Auxilion

Applegreen is implementing a major IT transformation programme with cloud computing specialist Auxilion.

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HKS chooses TLM head office system

TLM Technologies has announced the deployment of its Evo Head Office solution with Top 50 Indie HKS Retail, for the management of seven of its recently acquired sites.

Former MRH managing director John Lynn

John Lynn joins TLM board as it signs alliance with US company

TLM Technologies has recruited former MRH managing director John Lynn to join its board as a non-executive director, and has signed an alliance with a US software company.

Plex Display adds to pavement sign range

Plex Display, a supplier of signs and displays tools for forecourts and convenience stores, is launching two new, larger sizes to its Icon pavement sign range in 2017.

Wayne Fueling Systems stages Technology Summit

Wayne Fueling Systems, part of Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) and a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has concluded its 2017 Technology Summit in Austin, Texas.

Istobal's Virtual Assistant picks up Spanish trade fair's innovation award

Istobal has won an innovation award for its Virtual Assistant to help customers with car wash selection. The award was presented by the organisers of the Motortec Automechanika trade fair in Madrid.

Nexus in time for Easter

Out-of-home media owner, Admedia is launching its new large-format digital screen network Admedia Nexus across major UK motorway service areas.

Adler & Allan gets new group managing director

Oil and environmental services provider Adler & Allan has appointed Ian Osborne as new group managing director.

Air-serv achieves a certification hat trick

Last summer, vacuum, jet wash and tyre inflation equipment supplier Air-serv announced its intention of achieving certification for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Last month the company underwent the second and final stage two-day audit assessment and passed on all three counts and has been recommended to receive certification for all three of the standards.

Panasonic unveils budget high-performance oven

Panasonic will be unveiling its new Speed Convection Oven at the Commercial Kitchen show, at the NEC, in June. Iain Phillips, sales and marketing manager, Panasonic UK, said the Speed Convection Oven was originally designed in conjunction with Starbucks in Japan and has been used across their estate for the past two years. After consultation with UK operators, it has now been developed to suit the British market.

Forecourt Eye roll-out for Sewell on the go

The Forecourt Eye system is helping Forecourt Trader of the Year 2016, Sewell on the go, to achieve a fuel-cost recovery rate of 89% from customers who claim to have no means of payment. Before introducing the paperless system, Sewell on the go which operates 12 service stations in the Yorkshire region had an annual fuel-loss bill that was approaching £20,000.

OPW extends piping to Costco's requirements

OPW has installed a fuel piping solution specifically adapted to the needs of Costco’s petrol filling station.

Euro Garages chooses US software to control pricing

Top 50 Indie Euro Garages has selected PriceAdvantage software to execute its fuel pricing strategies as well as eliminate manual fuel price processes among its expanding portfolio of 341 sites located throughout mainland UK.

Shell introduces service for disabled customers

Shell has joined forces with not for profit organisation fuelService to help drivers with disabilities receive assistance at the majority of its service stations.

Admedia rolls out large-format screens

Out-of-home media owner Admedia will be launching its new large format digital-screen network –Admedia Nexus – across major UK motorway service areas.

Panasonic reveals new oven for food to go

Panasonic will be revealing its new Speed Convection Oven, aimed at visitors from the food to go sector, at the Commercial Kitchen show, at the NEC, in June.

Forecourt Eye recovers cash for Sewell on the go

A new paperless system is helping Forecourt Trader of the Year Sewell on the go to achieve a fuel cost recovery rate of 89% from customers who claim to have no means of payment.

Istobal's virtual assistant wins innovation award

Car wash specialist Istobal has won an innovation award for its virtual assistant to help customers with car wash selection.

Report analyses dynamic, day-part fuel pricing

PriceAdvantage, an American fuel price management software company and division of Skyline Products, has released a research report that provides insight into dynamic, day-part fuel pricing.

Swedish fast food is coming to the UK

A hot food-to-go concept that is widespread across forecourts in Europe is being introduced into the UK. Sibylla, a Swedish fast food brand, is launching in the UK with the Sibylla 'Shop in Shop' concept.

TLM teases with first details of its Evolution epos solution

TLM Technologies has revealed the first details about its next-generation epos solution, Evolution. It is being specifically built for the fuel and convenience (F&C) sector, and is designed not only to deliver the commonplace functionality of traditional epos systems, but also advanced features that more closely align with modern retail trends in the sector.

Xmo Strata's double

Sign installation and maintenance company Xmo Strata has won two out of four supplier awards given by global facilities management firm CBRE. CBRE turns over $10.9bn a year and has more than 70,000 employees in over 60 countries.

Valentine's Day promotion boosts coffee sales

Tchibo to go! chose Valentine's Day to run its first consumer promotion offering all 100% Arabica regular and large drinks for only £1, compared to the normal cost of anything up to £2.40 for a large cup.

Cashless payment app for Jag drivers at Shell sites

Jaguar drivers can now use their car's touchscreen to pay for fuel at Shell filling stations via a new cashless payment app.

Adler & Allan recruits new managing director

Oil and environmental services provider Adler & Allan has appointed Ian Osborne as new group managing director, with a brief to continue the group’s drive in growth.

Product news: Hovis highlights award on packs

Hovis Soft White 800g loaf is undergoing a packaging update from February to highlight the loaf’s 2017 Product of the Year win within the bakery category.

Xmo Strata wins awards for Shell work

Sign installation and maintenance company Xmo Strata has won two out of four supplier awards given by global facilities management firm CBRE.

European hot food concept lands in UK

A hot food to go concept that is widespread across forecourts in Europe is being introduced into the UK.

Petrol Sign in new five-year agreement with Esso Europe

Petrol Sign, a division of MS International plc, has signed a five-year supply agreement with Esso Europe.

Tobacco solution

Mahmood Saleem, owner of Jet Ardeer Services in Stevenston, North Ayrshire, undertook a large-scale redevelopment of the site in 2016. The original 750sq ft convenience store was razed to the ground and replaced with a two-storey building that now houses a 2,700sq ft shop on the ground floor and offices, storage and staff facilities on the first floor.

Simple cash counting

Cashmaster is launching Cashmaster Connect, a new management information application for use with its newest count-by-weight cash-counting scales range Cashmaster One.

In-vehicle payment

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has joined with Honda in the development of an in-vehicle payment system which was previewed at the Consumer Technology Association's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month.

Investment in hot drinks tower pays dividends

A Northumberland service station has seen hot beverage sales rise nearly 20% after the installation of a new Ringtons hot drinks tower in its forecourt shop.

TLM announces new generation EPOS solution

TLM Technologies has revealed the first details about its next-generation EPOS solution, Evolution.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 17 April 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.7367.90128.72118.72
East Midlands119.95131.24118.34
London120.8753.90129.98119.12
North East119.40130.73117.21
North West120.01128.97118.13
Northern Ireland119.1063.50117.39
Scotland119.90126.33117.67
South East121.0958.50129.83119.18
South West120.38128.30118.45
Wales119.75125.03118.03
West Midlands120.3661.57130.37118.53
Yorkshire & Humber119.72129.97118.08

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